I extend my cordial congratulations to you on the occasion of your election as President of the European Council.

I hope that we will make joint efforts for further expansion of Azerbaijan-European Union relations, and comprehensive development and deepening of our cooperation.

I wish you the best of health, happiness, and success in your future responsible activities.

Sincerely,

Ilham Aliyev

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Baku, 18 July, 2019